AUSTRIA: Millimetternich

Last fortnight Adolf Hitler stung Austria's Chancellor Engelbert ("Millimetter-nich"*) Dollfuss with a 1,000-mark visa charge for Germans entering Austria. Smarting, Dollfuss considered slapping back with a tariff wall against German goods that would have hurt both Germany and Austria. Instead, giving gentle tit for brutal tat, he restored the five-schilling visa charge for Austrians going to Ger- many, forbade any to do so except for urgent business reasons. Then he turned back to the serious business of fighting the Nazi pox within Austria.

Throughout the land he sent police swarming through all...

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